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Las Vegas Red Rock Canyon State Park Wedding | Nevada Wedding Photographer To be completely honest, we never thought we would be writing a blog with “Las Vegas wedding photographer” or “Red Rock Canyon wedding” in it. As two east coast photographers, we never thought our job would take us across the country to the […]

#Weddings

May 4, 2019

Red Rock Canyon Las Vegas Wedding | Nevada Wedding Photographer

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Alpha Sigma Alpha CNU Spring Formal 2019 – Virginia Living Museum It’s always a fun time for us to take a step away from weddings and engagement sessions to photograph an event like a CNU spring formal. When Alpha Sigma Alpha reached out to us about photographing their spring formal this year, we said yes […]

Events

Apr 7, 2019

Alpha Sigma Alpha CNU Spring Formal 2019 | Virginia Living Museum

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  To first look or not to first look, that is the question. Every couple has to make this difficult decision before their wedding day, and we agree it’s not an easy one! While some people are set on doing a first look from the start, others take longer to decide. Many brides feel that […]

For Brides

Mar 27, 2019

For Brides: 8 Reasons To Do a First Look

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12 Splurge-Worthy Wedding Items When it comes to wedding planning, we know that there are a million and one things to plan for, budget for and pay for. Sticking to a reasonable budget is crucial and one way to ensure you stick to that budget AND walk away from your big day with without regrets […]

For Brides

Mar 11, 2019

For Brides: 12 Splurge-Worthy Wedding Items

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Hello there, bride! Welcome back to our blog series, For Brides, that was created with you in mind.¬†We’re so excited to share the next installment of our blog which is titled “11 Ways to Ensure You Have the Best Wedding Day” featuring tips and tricks that think will help you have a more meaningful, more […]

For Brides

Feb 21, 2019

For Brides: 11 Ways to Ensure You Have the Best Wedding Day

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Our Top 7 Reasons To Have a Bridal Session Now that it is off season for us, we are excited to dive back into our special blog series for our brides. This week, I’m talking about 7 Reasons to Have A Bridal Session Before Your Wedding Day. Bridal sessions used to be a luxury item […]

For Brides

Feb 19, 2019

For Brides: 7 Reasons to Have a Bridal Session Before Your Wedding Day

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Back in December, we had the great privilege of capturing some engagement photos for Maisie & Ryan at Windsor Castle Park in Smithfield, VA. Though it was a chilly day, it was still unusually warm for December and so we spent the afternoon wandering around one of our favorite photoshoot locations in the area. Although […]

Engagements

Feb 7, 2019

Winter Windsor Castle Park Engagement | Smithfield, VA | Maisie & Ryan

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Before having Isaiah, I had aspired to be “that mom.” You know, the mom that writes (ON TIME) monthly updates, complete with monthly photos of my perfect, smiling baby. In between each monthly update would be lots of adoring photos taken with my professional camera and edited according to our editing style of Isaiah growing […]

#personal

Jan 22, 2019

The C Word | Personal

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Behind the Scenes with Hampton Roads Virginia Wedding Photographers, Rowlands Photography Welcome to our annual behind the scenes blog from your favorite Hampton Roads Virginia wedding photographers. We are so excited to share with you some of our favorite behind the scenes images from our 2018 wedding season. As a team, we shot 12 weddings, […]

Behind the Scenes

Jan 15, 2019

Behind the Scenes 2018 | Rowlands Photography & Videography | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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As another year comes to a close, we are shocked to be writing this blog again and recapping another wedding season. This year marks our 4th full wedding season as a husband and wife, Virginia wedding photographers and each year just keeps getting better and better. 2018 flew by in the blink of an eye, […]

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Dec 31, 2018

Virginia Wedding Photographers | Best of Weddings 2018

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